The Korea Times claims that Apple has excluded Samsung from development of the A7 chip expected to be used in next year’s iPhones and iPads, citing un-named Samsung parts suppliers who say that all A7 chip production will be handled by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

The chasm between Samsung Electronics and Apple is expected to widen further as the U.S. electronics giant has excluded its Korean rival from a project to develop A7 application processors, due to be released in the first half of next year.

The paper regularly claims that Apple is abandoning Samsung as a supplier, and is regularly wrong …


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